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Panasonic TX-L42ET5B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Panasonic TX-L42ET5B. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the remote control and design. The usability and price also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the size and sound. Reviews are divided on the durability.

image quality, price, usability, design, remote control

sound, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TX-L42ET5B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42ET5B from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the color and design. The usability and price are also appreciated. Reviews about the size and durability are mixed, and some have doubts about the sound.

image quality, price, usability, design, color


85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic TX-L42ET5B 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD - Dark Grey (New for 2012)

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Geoff (

Panasonic TX-L42ET5B


3D image good, sharp image

HDMI sockets situated so that you need to put a tight bend in the cable so that they cannot be seen from the front

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: alvin (

panasonic tx-l42et5b


great tv no prob's good picture 2d to 3d work's well a really good purchase very pleased also no input lag noticed very pleased with tv.

good tv


Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Mickyrod (

Thoughts after 3 weeks!


I purchased this TV three weeks ago. I was replacing my 5 year old Plasma TV as I wanted a 3D smart TV.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Input lag


Had this tv for just 2 weeks , before i was able to take it back and get a full refund.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Tom (

Panasonic TX-L42ET5B


Very easy to set up and although the image initially needs to be fine tuned to make it look better, once done it looks excellent. For comparison, I viewed a friend's LG of similar spec & the image on that was far worse for standard def (although I kept...

Any typing using the remote is cumbersome. Sound quality is poor, but that's what sound systems are for, huh! As the TV is edge lit, there are slight 'light bleeding' issues from the corners of the screen, but this is only noticeable on pitch black...

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-T2: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Secure Digital Card: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown


Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:300
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A+

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Polarised Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9